Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events

Want to find a safe and fun way to celebrate New Year’s Eve – for the whole family! Then check out this list of New Year’s Eve Events for DFW Families – like Main Event & Strikz! A few places are just for kids while parents ring in the new year together.


Adventure Kids New Year’s Eve Party

Date of event: 12/31/2018

Ages: 6 weeks – 12 years

Location Name: Adventure Kids Playcare

Location Address: 2831 Eldorado Parkway, Suite 110, Frisco, TX Click for Google Map

Description: Ring In 2018 With Us! Adventure Kids Playcare will be open until 1 a.m! Countdown the New Year with our famous Glow Party! *Bring a white t-shirt to paint for Glow Party*

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Day 1 Dallas benefiting Vogel Alcove

Date of event: 01/01/2019

Event Time: 03:00:00 PM till 07:00:00 PM


Ages: All Ages

Location Name: Centennial Building – Fair Park

Location Address: 1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210  Click for Google Map

Description: Day 1 Dallas is a FREE event designed to bring together children and families on New Year’s Day. Hosted by Vogel Alcove, the event features a variety of children’s activities, live music, magical performances, karaoke, bounce houses and amusement rides, culminating in a spectacular firework show set to the soundtrack of The Avengers! Doors open at 3pm, Fireworks launch at 7pm. Get your tickets online to be entered into our amazing raffle prize drawing! Parking available at gates 5 and 6 for $10 or take the DART All activities indoors – event will happen rain or shine! These are just a few of the activities for the day: Scale a Rock Wall​, Marvel at Magic Shows, Learn with STEM Activities, Play in Bounce Houses, Win prizes in our Arcade, Enjoy Live Music, Create Fun Arts & Crafts, Experience Games & Activities, Watch the Best Firework Show in Dallas!

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First Day Hike

Date of event: 01/01/2019

Event Time: 09:00:00 AM till 10:00:00 AM

Location Name: Lake Tawakoni State Park

Location Address: 10822 FM 2475 Wills Point, TX 75169 Click for Google Map

Description: Let’s get 2019 started off with a beautiful 1.5-mile guided hike along our easy Spring Point Trail. We will meet at the amphitheater. As we hike together, we’ll talk about some of the features and history of both Lake Tawakoni, and the park. There will be some fantastic lake views, so bring your camera and binoculars. We may also see deer, eagles, and other wildlife along the way.

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First Day Hike – Midnight Hike

Date of event: 12/31/2018

Event Time: 11:30:00 PM till 12:30:00 AM

Location Name: Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

Location Address: 100 Park Road 71, Mineral Wells, TX, 76067 Click for Google Map

Description: Join us as we bring in the New Year outdoors on a guided hike (approx. 1 1/2 miles), along the Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway. We will explore the creature sounds of the night and the Texas winter night sky. We recommend that you bring a flashlight, bundle up for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring water for the hike. Meet at the Lone Star Amphitheater. Hikes are free with paid park entrance fee or a State Park Pass.

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New Year’s at Noon

Date of event: 12/28/2018

Event Time: 10:00:00 AM till 12:00:00 PM

Cost: $15 per child

Ages: 5-12 (4 year olds are permitted to attend with an older sibling)

Location Name: Farmers Branch Historical Park

Location Address: 2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75234 Click for Google Map

Description: Let your little ones celebrate the New Year at a reasonable hour. Join Miss Samantha for a morning of crafts, snacks, dancing and celebrating as we ring in the New Year at noon! Please note: party snacks and juice will be provided, water bottles are encouraged. Please contact the instructor if your child has food allergies. #practicallyperfectinthepark Space is limited and pre-registration required.

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Noon Year’s Eve Party

Date of event: 12/31/2018

Event Time: 11:00:00 AM till 12:00:00 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: All Ages

Location Name: Frisco Public Library, 2nd floor Children’s Program Room

Location Address: 6101 Frisco Square Boulevard Frisco, TX 75034 Click for Google Map

Description: Ring in the New Year at noon. Create noise makers, count down, and celebrate!

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Noon Years Eve at Pump It Up!

Date of event: 12/31/2018

Event Time: 10:00:00 AM till 12:00:00 PM

Cost: $12 per child

Ages: 2-12

Location Name: Pump It Up of Frisco

Location Address: 7164 Technology Dr. #200 Frisco, TX 75034 Click for Google Map

Description: We make New Years Eve something the kids can celebrate at NOON! Celebrate 2018 and enjoy the countdown as a family! Glow lights, bouncing, noisemakers, holiday snacks and sparkling grape juice make this a fun celebration to bring in the New Year that kids can enjoy too! This is a PRE-PAID event, no walk-ins.

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NYE Countdown til Noon

Date of event: 12/31/2018

Event Time: 11:00:00 AM till 02:00:00 PM

Cost: $5 Members, $10 non-Member Adults & Children 3+

Location Name: Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Location Address: 8004 North Dallas Parkway Frisco, Texas 75034 Click for Google Map

Description: Can’t stay up until midnight to ring in the new year? That’s okay, we can’t wait either! Join us New Year’s Eve day as we celebrate the coming new year. Face painting, hands-on science experiments, balloon twisters, trampoline experience with Springfree, liquid nitrogen ice cream with iCream of Frisco, explosive stage shows and our 12:00 (noon) massive balloon drop!

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